The Lux Research Blog

The Next Chapter: Four Storylines Driving the Energy Transition

This year, Lux Research introduces four new storylines driving the energy transition – Evolution of Energy Networks, Decarbonization of Industry, Optimal Use of Resources, and Future Energy for Mobility.

The Future of Seafood

Innovation is creating opportunities across the seafood supply chain. From the production of insect protein and SCP for feed to developments in cellular agriculture and GE fish, industry players must reassess conventional processes and products to cater to evolving industry and consumer demands.

Breaking the Barrier: 2035 Global Renewables Penetration

As the world’s energy production continues to trend toward decentralization, decarbonization, and digitization, it is no longer a question of if global renewables penetration will exceed 40% within the next 15 years but how fast and where these high penetrations will occur.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up March 6, 2020

Check out our weekly round-up of expert commentaries for the first week of March in this blog. This week's major headlines include news about the coronavirus, materials informatics, and ride-hailing.

The Business Case for Sustainability in the Chemical Industry in 2020 & Beyond

What factors will really force change in the chemicals industry, and what does that change look like? In this blog, we examine three possible drivers of change – carbon taxes, investor pressure, and supply chain pressure – and discuss their possible implications.

Developing a new healthcare business: Lessons from Walmart’s Care Accelerator

There is a mounting trend of companies outside of healthcare using digital innovations to develop new businesses in health. It is not an easy market to enter, but getting a piece of the $3.8 trillion U.S. healthcare market can be very lucrative for those who find success.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up February 28, 2020

Each week our analysts provide expert commentary on major tech industry news. This week's round-up highlights headlines from Tesla, Delta, Johnson & Johnson, Apple, and Best Buy.

Energy's Hottest Topics & Best Tech Start-Ups of 2019

We recently conducted an analysis of the hottest innovation topics and best tech startups across our energy research. In that analysis, we found that two energy-related topics made the top 10 for highest prevalence of positively rated companies – energy storage and upstream energy feedstocks.

Materials Informatics' Hottest Research Areas

Using publicly available data, we applied topic modeling algorithms to analyze what is hot in materials informatics and found that the data-driven, quantified results generated by topic modeling agree well with what our human-led research has indicated.

The Evolution of Connected Cars

As recently as the mid-2000s, the concept of a connected car was limited to maps and music. Now, as we begin a new decade, the market for hardware and software systems inside these connected vehicles is expected to reach $12.7 billion by 2030.

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